• DMX Discusses Eminem, The State Of Rap, Becoming A Pastor & More
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    In a recent interview with Bulgarian urban media outlet 359HipHop, DMX discussed his legal troubles, Eminem's "Rap God" status, the evolution of the game and his aspiration to eventually become a pastor (not a priest). Read excerpts from the interview and watch the whole thing below, as well as his recent performance of "Lord Give Me A Sign" at the Hristo Botev sports hall in Sofia,...
  • Cover Art & Tracklist Revealed For Twista's "Dark Horse" [Update: Features Revealed]
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    It's been a minute since we've heard anything about Twista's ninth studio album, Dark Horse, but it looks like everything is on track to roll out for August. Last we heard from Twista, he dropped a new single off the LP called "It's Yours" featuring Tia London, and at that time we were expecting a July release for Dark Horse, so it has been pushed back a bit. Now the official artwork and...
  • Drake Calls Himself & J. Cole The "Two Kings" Of The Rap Game During L.A. Show
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    Earlier today we posted footage from J. Cole's "Dollar And A Dream" tour finale in Los Angeles last night. The ColeWorld MC went out with a bang, performing two shows in one night, with each show seeing a different surprise guest: Kendrick Lamar and Drake. We saw brief footage from K. Dot's time on stage, and now plenty of Instagram clips are circulating from Drizzy's time on stage. Drake's...
  • Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Video Sets VEVO Record For Most Views In A Day
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    The artwork for Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" single certainly turned some heads, but it seems the video for the track made an even larger impression. The official clip for Minaj's "Baby Got Back" inspired romp hit the net Tuesday night, and accumulated 19.6 million views over the following 24 hours. The insane count actually broke VEVO's record for most views withing a one day stretch, beating out...
  • Nicki Minaj Talks Marrying Drake, Getting "Fondled" By Rihanna
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    Nicki Minaj is set to have a huge year. She's already won back her rap audience with a string of furious-spitting tracks like "Lookin Ass" and "Boss Ass Bitch", and a few weeks back launched her Dr. Luke ballad "Pills N Potions", which has been taking over radio waves since. The YM rapper spoke on quite a few topics revolving around her upcoming album and beyond in an interview with I-D...
  • Did Drake & 50 Cent Record A New Song Together?
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    Could we be seeing an upcoming collaboration between Drake and 50 Cent in the near future? According to 50/50 Konvict Muzik A&R & artist D-Teck, Drizzy and Fif have put together a new song that is a banger. Taking to twitter yesterday, D-Teck posted that he had just heard a song from the two superstars that made him put his gun fingers in the air and go...
  • 15 Of The Best Rapper Capsule Collections
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    Theres no way to deny it, we are currently living in a time in which streetwear reigns supreme. Through recent years streetwear has evolved, not only taking a more fashion-forward approach but opening up doors for musicians, especially rappers, to slide through, leaving an imprint not only musically but aesthetically. The evolution of streetwear has brought a counter-culture to the forefront of...
  • Stream Freddie Gibbs & The Worlds Freshest's New Album "The Tonite Show"
     Fresh off teaming with Madlib for their Piñata LP, Gangsta Gibbs is back with another collaborative project. Originally, Freddie Gibbs and DJ Fresh, aka The Worlds Freshest, had their collaborative album, The Tonite Show, set for a May 13th release date, but for whatever reason decided to push up the album to today (5/9). With that said, Empire Distribution...
  • Jeezy Speaks On Recent Arrest, Says He And His Crew "Should Have Never Been Detained"
    Jeezy's recent release of Seen It All: The Autobiography was somewhat dampened (or boosted, depending on who you ask) by news of the rapper being arrested in connection with a lethal shooting that occurred backstage at a recent concert, and now the rapper himself has spoken out about the incident.  In a new interview with Power 92 Chicago, the Snowman says: “I really...
  • Review: Big Sean's "Hall of Fame"
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    It’s been a long road to the top for Big Sean. Back in 2005 after hearing Kanye West was going to be at a local radio station in Detroit for an interview, Big Sean headed down there to chance fate. Two years later he signed with G.O.O.D. Music but it wasn’t until 2011 that his debut album Finally Famous would hit the shelves. In that four-year gap, the Detroit native would release a handful...
  • Review: Juicy J's "Stay Trippy"
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    Few rappers get a second life in the rap game. It’s nearly unheard of to lap around the competition a third time around. But then again Juicy J is not the typical rapper. He started out with his fellow Memphis native rappers and friends DJ Paul and Lord Infamous to form Three 6 Mafia in the early 90’s. A classic hip-hop come-up story, the trio dove head-first into a non-stop grind of hustling...
  • Review: Tyga's "Well Done 4" Mixtape
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    Tyga has been a very busy man. After banking more than a few racks after his massively successful 2011 strip club banger "Rack City", Tyga (aka Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson) has showed no signs of slowing down. The California native dropped his third album Hotel California earlier this year, and has decided to end 2013 on a strong note with the release of the fourth instalment in his Well Done...
  • Ice Cube Says New "Friday" Film Will Follow After His Next Album
    In a recent interview with 2DopeBoyz and The Well Verses, the legendary N.W.A member gave listeners an update on the fourth sequel of his "Friday" film series, while also commenting on his latest album update.Ice Cube said that the third sequel to the highly-successful "Friday" film will be called, "Last Friday", and is definitely in the works. Though his album, Everythang's Corrupt, will...
  • Kendrick Lamar Talks Lack Of Dr. Dre Production On His Album & No Longer Feeling Pressured
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    Kendrick Lamar was under a lot of pressure when he dropped good kid m.A.A.d. city. The expectations for the project were impossibly high, but Kendrick ended up delivering a final project that satisfied his fans, and definitely scored him some new admirers. The album continues sell into the new year, with "Poetic Justice" recently going gold. But the question has already now become, can he do...
  • Raekwon Talks His & Method Man's Old Beef With Joe Budden
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    Recently, Raekwon spoke about his past beef with Joe Budden, when Budden called out Method Man for being high on an “All-Time Rappers” list, and Meth and other members of Wu-Tang took exception with how the Slaughterhouse rapper went about it.   The Chef says there is no beef now, and in an interview with Vlad TV recalls how the situation unfolded, and how he felt in the middle...
  • Common Disagrees With Lord Jamar's Comments About White Rappers
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    While speaking with Vlad TV about the upcoming season of AMC's "Hell On Wheels," Common took a moment to address issues of race in hip-hop culture, going as far to directly address Jamar's comments that white rappers are "guests" in the genre. “I don’t agree with that…Obviously it’s a culture that started with black and Latinos,” Com said. “We know where...
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